Scholarships for towed water sports athletes are available through the USA Water Ski & Wake Sports Foundation. The Scholarship Committee was appointed in 1982. The first scholarship program began in 1983 and offered scholarships to qualified members of USA Water Ski and Wake Sports.
The applicant must be an incoming Freshman through Senior at a two (2) or four (4) year accredited college or university as a full-time student as well as a U.S. Citizen. Award will be made to an undergraduate student and for no more than (3) academic years. Recipients must attend school for the full year during the year of the award.
General guidelines for consideration include the number of years the applicant has been a member of USA Water Ski & Wake Sports, academic achievement, two letters of reference, work record, school and community activities, and a 500-word essay or 3:00 to 5:00 minute video.
Also considered are the individual's contributions to the sport as a skier, rider, barefooter or as a volunteer or official at tournaments.
NATIONAL SELECTION COMMITTEE
A National Selection Committee will choose the finalists based on information included with the completed application. Winners will be notified by August 15.